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Hundreds of workers at Red Wing Shoe facility file petition for...

(POTOSI, MO) — Workers at a Red Wing Shoe facility in Potosi, Mo., filed a petition today with the National Labor Relations Board to...

Root 66 cannabis workers become first in Missouri to unionize with...

Workers at a medical marijuana dispensary in St. Louis became the first cannabis industry workers in Missouri to vote to join a union on...

UFCW 655’s David Cook honored as Labor Advocate of the Year

By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor Arnold, MO – UFCW Local 655 President David Cook was honored as Labor Advocate of the Year at the Jefferson County...

The worker wave

By DAVID A. COOK President Hopefully you’re all aware of the historic organizing victory that took place last week in Staten Island, New York. An Amazon facility...

UFCW Local 655 contract talks under way with Schnucks, Dierbergs

Contract covers 6,000 members in 64 stores throughout the region Contract negotiations that could impact the entire St. Louis region began Feb. 24 between UFCW...

The tangible and intangible value of your union

By DAVID A. COOK President As an organization, we talk a lot about the value of being a union partner. That value is both tangible and...

UFCW 655 President David Cook to be honored as Labor Advocate...

UFCW Local 655 President David Cook will be recognized as Labor Advocate of the Year at the Jefferson County Democrats Awards Dinner on March...

As politicians return to the Capitol, they should focus...

By DAVID A. COOK President Missouri politicians returned to Jefferson City a few short weeks ago for the 2022 legislative session. Two weeks ago, Gov. Mike...

Local movement and national fights

By DAVID A. COOK President One of the most uplifting things about being part of a union family is a sense of friendship and solidarity anywhere...